7 days in Rouen, Giverny & Paris Itinerary

7 days in Rouen, Giverny & Paris Itinerary

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7 days in Rouen, Giverny & Paris Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale
Fly:  14​h
1
Rouen
— 1 day
train:  45​min
2
Giverny
— 1 night
train:  1​h
3
Paris
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Fort Lauderdale

1
day
Rouen

Rouen ©
Rouen is situated on the River Seine, about 90 minutes from Paris.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the world behind art at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours, then wander the streets of Rue du Gros-Horloge, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Rouen trip app .

Fort Lauderdale, USA to Rouen is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central European Time (CET) is 6 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Fort Lauderdale in October: high temperatures in Rouen hover around 60°F and lows are around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can take a train to Giverny.

Things to do in Rouen

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours
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Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen ©
Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen ©
Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours ©
Basilique Notre-Dame de Bonsecours

1
night
Giverny

Giverny ©
Giverny is a small French village in Upper Normandy, best known as the rural retreat of the Impressionist painter Claude Monet (1840-1926).
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fondation Claude Monet, then explore the historical opulence of Domaine of Villarceaux, and finally step into the grandiose world of Chateau de La Roche-Guyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Giverny travel planner .

You can take a train from Rouen to Giverny in an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Giverny, expect temperatures between 61°F during the day and 47°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Paris.

Things to do in Giverny

#Historic Sites, #Parks

Side Trips

Chateau de La Roche-Guyon, Domaine of Villarceaux
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Fondation Claude Monet ©
Fondation Claude Monet
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny ©
Eglise Sainte-Radegonde de Giverny
Domaine of Villarceaux ©
Domaine of Villarceaux

4
nights
Paris

Paris
A beautiful and romantic city fit for any itinerary, Paris brims with historic associations and remains vastly influential in the realms of culture, art, fashion, food and design.
Head to Le Marais and Champs-Elyseesfor plenty of shopping. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Palace of Versailles and Montmartre. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Arc de Triomphe, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris, see the interesting displays at Musee d'Orsay, and take a stroll through Île de la Cité.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Paris online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by train from Giverny to Paris takes an hour. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 62°F in October, and nighttime lows around 48°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Paris

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Parks

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Palace of Versailles
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Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Paris
Palace of Versailles ©
Palace of Versailles
Louvre Museum ©
Louvre Museum

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